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All About the ISTJ Personality Type

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Description of ISTJs

ISTJ's are known as the "Examiners" or "Inspectors" of the 16 types.

They have a keen sense for right and wrong and they have a strong ability to handle details.

They may appear cold and uncaring because of their ability for logic and objectivity.

They are decisive and practical when it comes to managing people.

You will find them in areas where stability and dependability are more important than creativity.

Extremely loyal and dependable, they place a high value on honesty and integrity.

They are the good citizens who put duty before pleasure.

They won't allow themselves to relax until they have finished the work planned for that day.

Well organized they strongly believe in being on time and not being late.

Introverted, realistic, down to earth, logical, disciplined and organized.

ISTJs prefer careers where:
  • Management provides specific and realistic directions
  • There are several opportunities to demonstrate competence
  • The culture appreciates fair but tough decision making
  • The work offers plenty of opportunities to make decisions
  • You are able to maintain control over your projects
  • You can apply your natural ability to focus and concentrate, rather than multitasking
  • The environment, culture and pace allow you to consider things fully before having to respond
  • The work allows you to work at a careful steady pace
  • The work allows you adequate private time to work alone and to concentrate
  • The work is realistic, down to earth, and practical, rather than abstract and theoretical
  • The work allows you to utilize your strong memory to recall details, facts, and people
  • The work is focused on the Now not the Future, on what is rather than what could be
  • The work allows you to utilize your natural ability to analyze and make objective, logical decisions
  • The work allows you to utilize your natural ability to provide others with direction and supervision
  • The environment is more structured and disciplined, being on time and following procedure is considered important

The 16 Personality Types


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For a complete understanding of ISTJs, check out the
"Advanced Personality Type Career Report."

Here are just a few of the things it includes:

  • A full description of the ISTJ type and what each letter means
  • The 143 best careers for ISTJs
  • The 31 careers ISTJs must avoid
  • What drives and motivates ISTJs
  • What ISTJs value the most in life
  • Specific advice for ISTJs for getting along better with other types
  • The natural strengths and weaknesses found in most ISTJs
  • What ISTJs commonly do to sabotage their career and their relationships
  • What changes in behavior and interests can ISTJs expect as they approach mid life

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